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Government Of Assam Housing & Urban Affairs Directorate of Municipal Administration

History

  • The Directorate of Municipal Administration was set up in the year 1969. The main function of the Directorate of Municipal Administration is to guide the Urban Local Bodies in performance of their functions smoothly, exercise control- over the Budgets of the Urban Local Bodies of Assam, act as coordinator between the Government in Department of Housing & Urban Affairs and local bodies in respect of their needs and problems and putting those before the Government.

    The Directorate of Municipal Administration exercise its control-over 33 Municipal Boards and 47 Town Committees in the plain Districts and 1 Municipal Board and 7 Town Committees in Bodo Autonomous Councils of Assam. Another 12 Town Committees Viz., Dima Hasao, Karbi Anglong, West Karbi Anglong are under the Administrative control of the concerned District Councils.